Abbas and Shamyl Score Half-centuries for Northern in PCB-PEPSI National U16

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Northern v Central Punjab, Shalimar Cricket Ground, Islamabad

Opening batsman Shamyl Husain scored a half-century to help Northern score 251 for seven in 80 overs against Central Punjab at Shalimar Cricket Ground in Islamabad on day-one of the first round of the PCB-PEPSI National U16 Three-Day tournament matches on Monday.

Opting to bat first, Northern scored 251 for seven in 80 overs. 

Shamyl’s innings included nine fours. Other notable contributor with the bat was Aamir Hasan, who scored an unbeaten quick-fire 48 off 25 balls. 

For Central Punjab, off-spinner Arham Nawab took three wickets for 80 runs in 28 overs.

In return, Central Punjab were 26 for four in 14 overs, when stumps were drawn. 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa v Southern Punjab, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad 

At Iqbal Stadium in Faisalabad, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa after being put to bat against Southern Punjab were bowled out for 161 in 45 overs. Abbas Ali top-scored with a 70-ball 56. 

For Southern Punjab, left-arm spinner Bilal Ahmad took four wickets for 42.

In return, Southern Punjab were 83 for four when stumps were drawn.

Scores in brief: 

Northern v Central Punjab, Shalimar Cricket Ground, Islamabad

Northern 251-7, 80 overs (Shamyl Husain 52, Aamir Hasan 48 not out; Arham Nawab 3-80) 

Central Punjab 26-4, 14 overs (Mohammad Hasnain Sabir 2-13)

 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa v Southern Punjab, Iqbal Stadium, Faisalabad 

Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 161 all out, 45 overs (Abbas Ali 56; Bilal Ahmad 4-42, Mohammad Shehzad 3-58)

Southern Punjab 83-4, 35 overs (Mohammad Shehzad 28 not out)

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